EghtesadOnline: The Syrian government has increased the size of the territory under its control by 2 ½ times in just two months, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Sunday, as Syrian forces backed by regional allies and the Russian air force seized thousands of square miles (kilometers) from the Islamic State group in the center of the country.
EghtesadOnline: A senior Iranian official has warned that the Zionist lobby is carrying out widespread activities to steer the political and security equations in the region toward undermining the legal Syrian government.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi stressed on Monday that Iran’s missile attack on terrorist sites in Syria’s eastern region of Deir ez-Zor was coordinated with Syrian government and Damascus knew about it.
EghtesadOnline: Syrian government forces fired rockets at a rebel-held area on Damascus's outskirts on Sunday, pressing an attack that began the day before and has killed up to 16 people, a medical worker and war monitors said.
EghtesadOnline: Syrian rebel groups said on Saturday they would consider a ceasefire deal brokered by Russia and Turkey "null and void" if the Damascus government's forces and their allies continued to violate it.
EghtesadOnline: Syria government supporters in the city's west celebrate as rebel lines collapse amid reports of summary executions; Aljazeera reported.
EghtesadOnline: The Syrian government now controls 93 percent of Aleppo, Russian news agencies cited the Russian Defence Ministry as saying on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: The Syrian army and its allies announced the capture of a large swath of eastern Aleppo from rebels on Monday in an accelerating attack that threatens to crush the opposition in its most important urban stronghold.
EghtesadOnline: Head of the Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati said on Monday that any political dialogue in connection with Syrian fate should be through consultation with the government and nation of the country.